When I was in late high school and applying to colleges, people would often ask me what I wanted to study or what I thought I might do professionally. As […]
This Sunday is Mother’s Day, and with this particular holiday comes a barrage of unresolved feelings of grief and loss for many adoptees. I wrote about this last year in a […]
A few weeks ago, I celebrated my birthday in Guangxi Province, China. The day was packed with hiking adventures, sampling local foods, watching traditional dances and concluded with a peaceful evening, […]
An interesting article from a birthmother’s perspective on the adoption versus abortion debate. It’s so important to include them in the conversation, as well.
When with my mother, people will sometimes gawk or question the genuineness of our relationship. Many have pondered, “Is she your real mother?” My response to prodding noses when I […]
I Love You Like Crazy Cakes Authors: Rose Lewis, Jane Dyer (illustrator) Rating: ★★☆☆☆ Plot Summary: I Love You Like Crazy Cakes tells the story of a baby in China and […]
Motherbridge of Love Authors: Xinran Xue, Josée Masse (Illustrator) Ranking: ★★★☆☆ Plot Summary: This book is a short poem, explaining to adopted children that they have two important women who have shaped their lives […]